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So much to do in Port Hope!

Port Hope is host to a plethora of festivals and events year round. The new year starts off with the annual dining promotion, Delicious Dates. Spring brings maple syrup time followed by the crazy Float Your Fanny river race. Warmer weather brings garden tours, artisans & craft shows and a variety of unique local events. Canada Day celebrations include a parade, music and entertainment and fireworks. Enjoy fall at the historic Port Hope Fall Fair, annual salmon migration and the Historic House Tour. Christmas in Port Hope is a busy time of year with a festival of trees, lights in Memorial Park, a Candlelight Walk, and Santa Claus parade. Use the Calendar of Events to plan your next visit! 


Harvest of Christmas Delights

Friday, 20 November 2020 | 4:00 pm - Sunday, 22 November 2020

The garden of Kathryn McHolm, 4749 County Rd. 2, Port Hope

It's been over 30 years since this show began (started in downtown Port Hope's Bric-A-Brac Shack). The ambience of the countryside location lends itself to fully experiencing this harvest.

 Friday night Nov. 20th (7pm - 9pm) a candlelit pathway greets visitors and leads to the harvest of creative…

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Candlelight Festival

Friday, 27 November 2020 | 4:00 pm

Downtown Port Hope, Port Hope.On

The Candlelight Festival is a part of the holiday kick-off weekend in Port Hope. Taking place the day before the annual Santa Claus Parade, folks are invited to explore Port Hope and experience the magic of the holiday season at night. The Candlelight Festival includes an illuminated procession and…

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Port Hope Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, 28 November 2020 | 1:00 pm

Downtown Port Hope, Ridout, Walton & Queen St. Port Hope

The 84th annual Port Hope Santa Claus Parade. A spectacular cavalcade of festive sights and sounds featuring a host of exceptional bands along with floats from many local businesses, clubs and community groups will make its way through the streets of Port Hope. Watch out for postal workers along the…

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Candle Making Workshop with Dancing Bee

Saturday, 05 December 2020 | 1:00 pm

Dancing Bee Equipment, 3384 Loyalist Road, Port Hope

Filtering and processing bur comb and wax cappings.Melting, cleaning and skimming beeswax for candles.Hand dipping and mould pouring techniques for making candles.Techniques for finishing and wicking candles.   Saturday December 5th 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm All Workshops take place at…

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Yuletide Caroling

Friday, 11 December 2020 | 7:00 pm

Wesleyville Village, 2082 Lakeshore Rd. Port Hope ON L1A 3V7

Celebrate the joy of the season in song at Wesleyville. No charge. Donations to the Friends of Wesleyville Village welcome. For more information email friendsofwesleyvillevillage@gmail.com or visit www.wesleyvillevillage.com

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